Computers

Computer Networks 1) A computer network is a number of interconnected computers and peripherals. 2) Local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), Global area networks (GANs). 3) A range of peripherals can be shared; information can be shared within the network. 4) A fileserver acts like the master station. 5) It’s cheaper. 6) A Node is a computer in network. 7) Nothing because they are not part of the bus. 8) Rest of the network maybe affected. 9) Nothing unless the master station break
Financial Accounting Content Page Tasks Page No Stakeholders 4Internal and external stakeholders interested in the business 4Why should I keep records? 5-6The Importance of Keeping Accurate Accounts 5-6Reasons for keeping accurate records of your income and expenses 6Books Of Original Entry 7Purchases Day Book 7Sales Day Book 7Sales Returns Day Book 7Ledgers 8The sales ledger 8The Purchases Ledger 8General/Nominal Ledger 8Cash-Books 8The Trail Balance 8Trading, Profit And Loss Account 9Trading a
What is the World Wide Web (WWW)? To understand the World Wide Web one must first grasp the concept of a unified, collective faction. Thus to understand we must first grasp what the Internet and cyberspace actually are. Cyberspace is the virtual universe that the Internet was created and is maintained in. The term was first coined in the mid-eighties by author and visionary William Gibson. His novel “Neuromancer” described the future as a great collective of computers and he called this future u
“There are two kinds of people in this world…” College Essay Sitting in this sauna called the computer lab, I realize how close our graduation date is. I can almost see that day played out in my head. “Keep up the hard work Maggie,” infringes my University of Illinois alumni teacher. All I need to do is get through these couple long awaited months. After looking through college applications, scholarships, and grants, I’ve realized how to answer this question. There are two types of people in thi
Dell – New Horizons I Introduction and scope of work............................................................................................. 3 I.1 Introduction................................................................................................................... 3 I.2 Scope of Work.............................................................................................................. 3 II Marketing mix.......................................................................
Dysfunctional Organizations Dysfunctional is usually applied to families, but also to describe anything from a broken appliance to society at large. To qualify as dysfunctional, obviously the subject in question has ceased to function, or perhaps never functioned in the first place. A family cannot function if the individual members don¹t communicate their ideas, feelings, needs, and desires. Lack of communication is usually embraced and reinforced by a stringent set of unspoken rules. The same
E-Commerce Marketing Strategy and E-Commerce Introduction With the rapidly advancing technologies that are occurring in modern business, organisations are required to be ready, and able to adapt within their ever-changing environment. It is true across all diverse industries that in order to stay competitive, organisations must be able to utilise the various tools that technology has to offer. Technological factors have been of growing importance, particularly in recent years. A major factor inv
Internet Addiction Seminar 17 February 2004 Last week, a speaker held a seminar to inform students at Alfred State of problems with internet addiction. The cases she told of were rather extreme and often times ended in violence. Internet addiction can happen to anyone, but unlike addictions to drugs or alcohol, this can’t kill you. Only in extreme cases has internet addiction turned deadly. The internet is like a door to the world on your desk. People use the internet all over the place no matte
European Herald TribuneI. Abstract T his project presents a concise detailed analysis of a prospective business plan for an innovative new newspaper known as the European Herald Tribune (EHT), which will be in affiliation with the widely read and respectable International Herald Tribune (IHT). The main goal of the EHT is to become “Europe’s Newspaper.” In order to achieve this thorough research has been conducted on the various aspects that may affect the establishment and the possible future su
E-commerce an Introduction E-commerce an Introduction In the broadest sense, electronic commerce (e-commerce), is the buying and selling of products and services over the Internet. It has included the handling of purchase transactions and funds transfers over computer networks. According to the Forrester Research Study Sizing Intercompany Commerce, total U.S business-to-business Internet trade in 1998 is $7.7 billion, compared to a total global e-commerce of $21.8 billion, dramatically increasin
Impact of Television on Society It is very easy to criticize television.For Example ; there are too many repeats and the programme formats are repetative ( ie large number of game and quiz shows which are apparently cheap to produce). Many people are concerned that programmes which contain adult content are schedualed too early in the evening, parents worry about anti-social values portrayed in programmes along with the images of violence which may have a dramatic effect on their children. In Au
Mass Media Literature Review Mass Media and the Effects on Public Perspective Over the past century, mass media has evolved from informational for the public to a monopolistic situation where the public has lost its say in what is aired. Back in early 1900s, newspapers had entertainment, news, information, and public views which in turn earned the public’s interest. As interest grew, of course the companies did as well. At the turn of the century, the U.S. labor movement published hundreds of ne
THE IMPACT OF MARKETING INFORMATION SYSTEM ON MANAGERIAL DECISION MAKING PROCESS: A CASE STUDY OF FSB INTERNATIONAL BANK PLC, MAIDUGURI BRANCH, NIGERIA. (COURSE: FOUNDATION OF MARKETING) BUSN 342 OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION JUNE, 2004 This work is a case study submitted to the student service of the AIU, after completion of the course titled “Foundation of Marketing” (BUSN 342) by the writer. TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page - - - - - - - - - 1 Table of Contents - - - - - - - 11 CHA
File Sharing…Simply No Right Answer 2/3/04 English Comp 102 Essay 2 Over the past few years the concept of file sharing has exploded into not only popularity, but also into controversy as record labels started to experience a decline in their sales. I download songs almost everyday, and it never crosses my mind that it is illegal, or that I would ever consider an alternative to the way that I do it now. It is simply that it is the way I’ve grown up; I discovered the first popular program that al
First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC Pd.4 Assignment for 8/24/04 Early tools changed how people conducted business and communicated with each other. Back in 1945 John von Neumann wrote First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC in which he outlined the architecture of a stored-program computer. The computer was a major change in business, people could store information on the computer and not have file cabinets full of papers. Back then computers weren’t much help, but they served there purpose. Now a
The History of Special Effects The Motion Picture Industry has been a part of American society since the early part of the 20th century. And through the ages filmmakers have always tried to do their best to “wow” their audiences, and make them wonder how it’s done. Who could forget the towering ape holding Fay Wray in “King Kong”, or Stanley Kubrick’s impressive space station in “2001: A Space Odyssey”? Both of these movies were real giants of their times, and left audiences wondering “How did t
IBM: A Recovered Giant Written Case #1 BA 550 – Management Theory February 25, 2003 BA 550 Written Case #1 February 25, 2003 Assess the pro and con arguments for the 1982 decision to offer Microsoft and Intel a foothold in the software and operating systems. (Keep your perspective to that of the early 1980’s; don’t be biased with the benefit of hindsight.) PROS o Able to outsource aspects of the business o Save on costs (R D, Production, Inventory) o Allows IBM to concentrate strictly on PC’s fi
How Bill Gates Changed The World Bill Gates, the single richest man alive. Yet he his days that started as a hacker where not always glorious, the way that he rode up to the top doing what he does best (hacking) make him a very interesting person to learn about. Today Bill Gates gives generously to the population and is nothing short of a great man. He used a lot of Homo Faber in his work, as he and his best friend (Paul Allen, Co-Founder of Microsoft) created many programs during there free tim
Tattooing En. 1301.203 10 August 2004 Tattooing is a very interesting work of art that is surrounded by controversy, because there are so many stereotypes, risks, and fashions that go along with it. Even though this art form has many risks involved, there are many people in this world who feel that they have to live life on the edge and they will do anything for a rush. Tattooing to some people fulfills this rush no matter the outcome they might see from it. Just to know that this form of art st
School Boys or Girls? Are girls smarter than boys, is that what makes them excel in classes every year? During the honors ceremony, the girls out number the boys every year. Somehow, even though their brains don’t have more capacity or horsepower, girls drive the numbers in the honor roll each time report cards are realeased. I have an older sister that I have followed for the past 8 years of schooling. My sister enjoyed 6th and 7th grade, and even thought they were the best years of school yet
Outsourcing Our Nation English 101 11 March 2004 As the 2004 Presidential election draws near, questions pertaining to the mission to Mars, elusive weapons of mass destruction, and fallacies concerning military service swarm around the candidates. However, as many of us know, a candidate’s campaign lives or dies depending on his plan for the economy. This year a new economic challenge has arose. All other issues have been smothered by the cries of nearly two million factory, mill, and informatio
Human Memory V.S. Computer Memory Theoretically the brain is a machine. It has a computer (processor) with neural connections, programmed responses, and a data bank. It has sensors in the body that input information into the computer. It has an output to devices that perform actions, and the brain communicates with these devices through electrical and chemical channels. The comparison of the brain and the computer is a metaphor. When it comes to the brain, we often see the computer as a someday
Computer—Its Effect on Children’s Learning and Development Psychology 2 Dec 1st, 2001 The role of computers’ effect on childhood education has been a widely controversial topic for decades, and both parents and educators have concerns about the potential benefits or harms to young children. Critics argue that introducing technologies in schools will only waste time, money and childhood development itself by speeding up the pace and cutting down on essential learning experiences that children mus
Sony’s History - Through The Eyes of the Company’s Leaders Sony was founded in 1946 by Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita. The two complemented each other with a unique blend of product innovation and marketing savvy, and formed a company that would eventually grow into a more than $60 billion global organization. In 1950, in post-war Japan, Ibuka and Morita created Sony’s first hardware device, a tape player/recorder called the G-TYPE recorder. Materials were in such high demand that the first tapes
Religion in Australia Year 11 HESS restricted Religion in Australia Practical assignment Part One-Guest speakers (Lawyers) Everyday as the world is becoming more dangerous, mostly involving confliction between countries which result in war and terrorists events, innocent are seeking for asylum, where people escape from persecution within their homeland. High populations of these needy people are entering Australia in order renew their life as well a improved environment for their children to liv
Industrial Electrolytic Processes YR11 Chemistry Aluminium Extraction Aluminium is obtained by the electrolytic reduction of its molten oxide, alumina (Al2O3). Because alumina has a very high melting point (2045 ºC), the mineral cryolite (Na3AlF6) is added to lower the melting point in order that the electrolysis may be carried out at about 950 ºC. The electrolytic cell has carbon anodes and a carbon cathode (which forms the lining of the tank in which the electrolysis takes place). Carbon dioxi
BioinformaticsIntroduction We take bioinformatics to mean the emerging field of science growing from the application of mathematics, statistics, and information technology, including computers and the theory surrounding them, to the study and analysis of very large biological, and particularly genetic, data sets. The field has been fueled by the increase in DNA data generation leading to the massive data sets already generated, and yet to be generated, in particular, the data from the human geno
Exploring Telepresence Preface Telepresence is an emerging technology that may totally change our value towards time and space. It introduces an idea in designing computer user interface in a human natural way. The interface enables users to feel they are physically present in a distant site and to control remote objects to achieve user’s goals. Human is able to overcome distance, traveling time and adverse environment for completing remote tasks. Is this technology interesting? This article wil
If Three Minerals Disappeared If copper disappeared from the Earth, it would affect me greatly because almost all wires inside of computers and integrated circuits are made of copper. So I would not be able to use computers, and neither would anyone else, except for a few that use fiber-optic wire. All kinds of businesses would stop functioning because their computers would all crash. Over 80% of all money in the United States doesn’t exist. It’s “virtual money,” so it only exists in cyberspace.
Manganese Nodules What are m n? The Cook Islands Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) covers 1.8 million square kilometres. In this area, the most significant mineral resource is manganese nodules that are found on the seabed (see cover drawing of a nodule cross-section). These nodules are formed by metallic elements that slowly precipitate out of the ocean water. The most abundant element is manganese. Nodules may grow at a rate of about two millimetres per million years. Deep currents flowing from th
IS COLLEGE WORTH THE MONEY? Intro to Business 12 November 2002 Right now in our society a college education is no longer an option or privilege, but rather a necessity. We are practically raised and conditioned to believe that one needs higher education in order to succeed in life. There is a saying that says, If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. But as technology is constantly advancing and computers are running almost anything, is a college education really necessary? There are
Teaching Mathematics An introduction to Formulas, concepts and ideas in Math education. Practical theoretical concepts visualized at 6th – 7th grade level (DNS 2001) Index I. Introduction The importance of math education lies in the simple fact that all we see around us can be explained or understood with the help of math, mathematical formula’s and mathematical models. Relating the abstract concepts of mathematical formulas and models to real life represents a bigger challenge then the aforemen
Cyber Communities Introduction As internet related developments continue to accelerate, a relatively cheap and easy means of communicating and sharing experiences between different cultures and across vast geographical expanses can be realised, via cyberspace, from a computer terminal and keyboard without having to physically speak or travel. The main focus of this essay will be on cyber communities that offer a different dimension of human interaction from traditional geographically bound commu
Education, Software Piracy, and the Law Abstract This paper is intended as a primer for copyright law in the form of a short story. An elementary school teacher illegitimately copies a piece of software for educational purposes and is discovered. Issues such as the fair use doctrine, copyright law, and cyberlaw are covered. The analytical section provides a realistic legal defense for the fictional situation that drives the paper. My name is ___ and I teach 6th grade mathematics at Hightstown Mi
“Women” and RIGHTS The international organizations and communities made strong commitments to gender equality and the empowerment of women at United Nations conferences during the past decades. Many organizations have come ahead with their endeavor to equalize gender inequality. Results have been very little, not because of any lapses by them but the major obstacle to equal opportunity is the social structure that discourages women’s economic growth. Can be achieved only by joint efforts of pare
World Wide Web Marketing 201 Marketing midterm 03/24/04 #1-Do you think the World Wide Web is an effective marketing tool? Why or why not? Will technological advances affect the way we select and purchase goods in the future? Depending upon your target market the World Wide Web can advance or decline your sales. If your target market includes people who own computers then the internet can be an extremely affective tool. However if your target market does not own computers then it does nothing fo
Morality, Free Speech, Ethics and Computers Wednesday, June 02, 2004 Critical Thinking To this day since the introduction of the electronic medium, opposing conflicts of computer ethics and freedom of speech have been tested by many in this nation. It is up to frequent users of computers to decide their own executed use of computers. Laws alone have not, but not entirely, defined a constitutional morality or ethical use of a computer when Freedom of Speech comes into play. For this reason, many
Internet marketing 1 Internet Marketing 1.0) Introduction Today we are standing on a break of the revolution. All the things we did yesterday will change. Last century was marked by television becouse it can bring to us a pice of the world. Today, we can go there and get that pice by our selfe. The internet made the world smaller and it is going to get even smaller when we started to use internet as much as possible. Internet is a fast growing media and it is just the metter of time when we all
The ComputerA computer is a devise that processes, organizes, calculates, and displays information. It can communicate with other computers all over the world. The most powerful computer can perform tens of billions of calculations per second. People use computers for business, track inventories, and use bar codes, personal home use and other things. Computers can produce information, numbers, images, sounds and movies. Embedded computers control devices such as remote controls. Essential parts
Beginning of The Computer Age Pre-Calculus 11/3/2003 It seems at least once in a lifetime a new invention will come about and touch every aspect of our lives. One such device is the computer, which is at this time affecting almost every business in the U.S., and one out of every two households. The computers widespread use has made changes in the ways that we work, live, play, commute, and even the way that we learn. Although the modern electronic computer is only about 50 years old, previous id
CD BURNER With the Napster boom in the late 90s came a market for cd burners.Record companies began to lose millions due to this while electronic companies began to cash.People needed a way of transferring their music. Sales of cd burners, CD-R (cd-recordable) and CD-RW (cd re-writeable) skyrocketed. Today a CD-burner comes as standard in a modern PC.DVD burners are not uncommon in modern PCs either. Prices for cd burners are falling dramatically because of mass production due to high demand. CD
CUFM MIDTERM Spring 2004 Online This exam is short answer/essay. Please answer each question to the best of your ability. Feel free to use the book. When you are done, return via email or email attachment. Chapter I Why, for the major industrial powers, are knowledge and information key ingredients for creating wealth? In today’s world, knowledge and information are very important if you want to make it to the top. For major industrial powers, these key ingredients are a necessity. It’s a fast p
Activity Based Costing Abstract The dissertation discusses the ABC (Activity Based Costing) method and how it can help or influence management decisions. The method of Activity-Based Costing (ABC) was developed primarily for solving problems which emerged from traditional cost management systems. Troubleshooting in the management of companies throughout the late 70’s and especially the early 80’s held a constant presence. The problems generated were mainly from the traditional cost accounting sy
Cable Connection: The Way to Surf Date: March 10, 1998 The Telecommunications Act of 1996 opened the way for cable TV (CATV) companies to become full-fledged telecommunications companies, offering two-way voice and data communications services, in addition to television programming. After passage of the Act, the cable companies were eager to expand into the new fields of business that had been opened to them, especially the rapidly growing Internet Service Provider (ISP) business. The biggest hu
Computer Crime English 12-2 16 April 2004 One hundred years ago, computer crimes were not heard of. New technologies bring new problems. The invention of the computer has made our lives to accomplish new things much easier in many ways. We have experienced many benefits such as improved working conditions, the space program, and new entertainment. Unfortunately, it has produced some bad things like computer criminals. Computer crimes are serious. Now that society is used to depending on computer
Computer Games and Violence: A Child\'s Friend or Foe? There can be no doubt that the world is advancing at a rapid pace, especially when it concerns technology. There are many aspects of computerization and since everyday routines revolve alot around computers, it is important to study the effects they may have on people. In order to target a focal point, this essay will refer to the research that has been done on children and/or adolescents. The subject of this essay will deal with the effects
Computer Hacking Computer crime started in the early 1970’s and has become more and more prevalent. Some computer crimes are committed by outside individuals that hack into a computer system. These are the people that usually steal data and cause data loss by vandalism. The most common kind of computer crime is espionage committed by people who work for a company, but this is also the one that you rarely hear about. They usually enter false data that will end up making money for them. Hackers ar
Computer Knowledge Advanced Computer Science September 16, 2003 Most people only know the simple functions of a computer and roughly understand the concepts of the programs on their computers. I, on the other hand, have studied computers in different ways during my four years at Prep. I am now learning how to be a computer technician. First I started off learning the basics by building my own computer and then installing all of its programs including the OS[1]. This I enjoyed and so I pursued to
Computer Viruses Introduction In the past decade, computer and networking technology has seen enormous growth. This growth however, has not come without a price. With the advent of the Information Highway , as it\'s coined, a new methodology in crime has been created. Electronic crime has been responsible for some of the most financially devastating victimizations in society. In the recent past, society has seen malicious editing of the Justice Department web page (1), unauthorized access into c
Computer games I have bad experiences about computer games and I think they are quite a stupid stuff because it’s boring to just sit in front of the screen and to control for example some guy who moves and kills people. Also it’s said that violence in telly and computers games cause violence in society and I agree on that. If you want to play the latest computer games you must have a very good computer and all kind of extra equipment. I don’t have lots of money and therefore I can’t buy a good c